Shoulder tendon transfer options for adult patients with brachial plexus injury.

@article{Elhassan2010ShoulderTT,
  title={Shoulder tendon transfer options for adult patients with brachial plexus injury.},
  author={Bassem T. Elhassan and Alan Bishop and Alexander Y. Shin and Robert J Spinner},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={35 7},
  pages={
          1211-9
        }
}
Enhancement of upper-extremity function, specifically shoulder function, after brachial plexus injury requires a good understanding of nerve repair and transfer, with their expected outcome, as well as shoulder anatomy and biomechanics enabling the treating surgeon to use available functioning muscles around the shoulder for transfer, to improve shoulder function. Surgical treatment should address painful shoulder subluxation in addition to improvement of function. The literature focuses on… CONTINUE READING
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